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THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 19TH JULY 2014

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From Jun 5, Mon-Sat 7.30pm, mats Wed, Sat 2.30pm (press night Jun 12, 7pm), ends Jul 19
 
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Mr BurnsA well-loved episode of The Simpsons is recounted by a group of survivors in post-apocalyptic America, and is told over and over again, and as in Chinese whispers, it is reshaped and becomes a myth. Anne Washburn's drama, Mr Burns, is directed by Almeida associate Robert Icke, currently directing Headlong's hit 1984, for its European premiere. When it opened in New York last autumn the New York Times raved about the "downright brilliant Mr. Burns, a Post-Electric Play" which will leave you "dizzy with the scope and dazzle of its ideas". Although the play spans 80 years and centres on a vision of American after an apocalypse, at its heart is a renewed appreciation of storytelling in all its different guises.

 

About Almeida Theatre

Along with the Donmar Warehouse, the Almeida is the most critically praised theatre in Britain. After Jonathan Kent took over in 1990, it had 14 West End transfers in 12 years, and early booking for tickets became essential - by the time the reviews came out, the run was usually sold out. More about Almeida Theatre

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Angel Tube Station
 
9 minutes walk
 
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Canonbury Overground Station
 
15 minutes walk
 
 
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Elia Mews Car Park
 
11 minutes walk
 
Macclesfield Road NCP
 
16 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Hilton London Islington Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £73  32% off
53 Upper Street, N1 | 4 minutes from Mr Burns
The Business Design Centre next door is the obvious attraction for many of the guests at this smart, efficient Hilton Hotel, but Islington's excellent restaurants and ... More
 
 
 
DoubleTree by Hilton London - Islington
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £84  33% off
60 Pentonville Road, N1 | 11 minutes from Mr Burns
The DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel London - Islington underwent a major refurbishment in 2014, transforming the rooms and suites into a stylish accommodation option. The newly ... More
 
 
 
Thistle City Barbican Hotel
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £60  32% off
Central Street, EC1V | 17 minutes from Mr Burns
Near to the City, and convenient for the The Barbican arts centre and Moorfields Eye Hospital, this hotel is modern, clean and functional. Equipped with its ... More
 
 
 
 
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Tea And Good Intentions
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: Friday 24th February 2017 - 1pm
Mr Burns, 115 Upper Street, N1 | 2 minutes from Mr Burns
A dark comedy by Instinct Theatre about a middle aged woman who takes in a Syrian migrant....More
 
 
 
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Jack And The Beans Talk
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 22nd to 26th Feb 2017 - Various Times
Mr Burns, 14 Dagmar Passage, N1 | 2 minutes from Mr Burns
Garlic Theatre presents a puppet version of the lovable children's tale following Jack, who reluctantly trades his beloved cow for some magic beans....More
 
 
 
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Angel Comedy RAW
London > Events > Comedy  Dates: 22nd, 23rd and 26th February 2017 - 8pm
Mr Burns, The Camden Head, 2 Camden Passage, N1 | 5 minutes from Mr Burns
A mixed bill with experienced acts trying new material and some acts trying stand up for the first time....More
 
 
 
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London > Entertainment > Theatres
Almeida Street, Islington, London N1 | Same location as Mr Burns
Along with the Donmar Warehouse, the Almeida is the most critically praised theatre in Britain. After Jonathan Kent took over in 1990, it had 14 ... More
 
 
 
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The King's Head
London > Entertainment > Theatres
115 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from Mr Burns
London's original pub theatre is located in the back room at the The King's Head. It was founded in 1970 by the pub's owner, Dan Crawford, ... More
 
 
 
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Little Angel Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
14 Dagmar Passage, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from Mr Burns
The Little Angel Theatre was founded by John Wright in 1961 in a derelict temperance hall in Islington. Every type of puppet is used, and themes, ... More
 
 
 
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The Little Angel Theatre
London > Attractions > Activities for Kids
14 Dagmar Passage, Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from Mr Burns
This innovative children's theatre provides a showcase for the art of puppetry. Founded by master puppeteer John Wilkes in the early 1960s, this small, unusual theatre ... More
 
 
 
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The Enchanted Christmas House
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
2-18 Britannia Row, N1 | 4 minutes from Mr Burns
The immersive Enchanted Christmas House adventure for children aged between one and eight welcomes youngsters into a house of dressing up, biscuit decorating and theatre, ... More
 
 
 
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Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
39a Canonbury Square, N1 | 7 minutes from Mr Burns
You'll find a spectacular collection of paintings and sculpture by 20th century Italian artists at the Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art, with a core of ... More
 
 
 
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Aria
London > Shopping > House and Garden
Barnsbury Hall, Barnsbury Street, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from Mr Burns
This design-orientated lifestyle store offers a wide range to choose from. From fashion, to homeware, to cosmetics, it's all here at Aria. Pick up a pastel-coloured ... More
 
 
 
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Twentytwentyone
London > Shopping > House and Garden
274 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from Mr Burns
This interior designer's delight opened in 1996, specialising in items that add a touch of city living chic to the home. Vintage and contemporary furniture and ... More
 
 
 
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Zoots
London > Shopping > Cleaning and Repairs
2 Haven Mews, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from Mr Burns
Zoots is a home-service dry cleaning outfit, who collect personal and household ironing, laundry and dry cleaning, delivering them back to your door as good as ... More
 
 
 
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La Porchetta
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
141 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from Mr Burns
Pizza & Pasta ... More
 
 
 
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Le Mercury
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
140A Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from Mr Burns
Mains for under £6 excellent value and a good atmosphere.... More
 
 
 
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Cafe Gallipoli Again
London > Restaurants > Middle Eastern restaurants
120 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from Mr Burns
... More
 
 
 
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Jenius Social
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Unit 8 The Islington Studios, 6 Hornsey Road, N7 | 18 minutes from Mr Burns
Islington cafe-cum-deli Jenius Social isn't just a place to enjoy fine food and carefully sourced balsamic vinegar, artisan chocolates and cured meats. It's also a ... More
 
 
 
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Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Granary Building, 1 Granary Square, Holborn, London N1C | 19 minutes from Mr Burns
One of the premier arts colleges in the world, St Martins accepts only a few talented students each year, and is very well regarded in the ... More
 
 
 
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B&H Kitchen
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Bourne & Hollingsworth Buildings, 42 Northampton Road, EC1R | 19 minutes from Mr Burns
Featuring six catering stations, a demonstration bench and a communal dining table, B&H Kitchen , the cookery school from Bourne & Hollingsworth Group, guides Londoners ... More
 
 
 
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Arthouse, 1 York Way, N1C | 16 minutes from Mr Burns
With Frame founders Pip Black and Joan Murphy set out to create a fun approach to fitness. What started out as a Shoreditch ... More
 
 
 
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Pancras Square Leisure
London > Leisure >
5 Pancras Square, King's Cross, London N1C | 17 minutes from Mr Burns
Located in the heart of Kings Cross, Pancras Square Leisure centre offers a 25 metre swimming pool, smaller teaching pool, two exercise studios with over 25 ... More
 
 
 
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Skip Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Tapper Walk, King's Cross, London N1C | 17 minutes from Mr Burns
A mobile allotment on the King's Cross development site, The Skip Garden puts construction workers' big bins to green use. Built on one of the largest ... More
 
 
 
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The Barnsbury Freehouse and Dining Room
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
209-211 Liverpool Road, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from Mr Burns
Islington gastropub on Liverpool Road, where chef John O’Riordan (ex head chef of critically acclaimed Samphire) heads up the kitchen. Informal dining in a relaxed ... More
 
 
 
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The Drapers Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
44 Barnsbury Street, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from Mr Burns
Ben Maschler (son of Evening Standard food critic Fay) and Nick Gibson have taken over The Drapers Arms in Islington and improved on what was already ... More
 
 
 
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The Old Queen's Head
London > Nightlife > Pubs
44 Essex Road, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from Mr Burns
A gorgeous antique interior, a delicious menu and some top DJs at weekends. The Old Queen's Head opened with a fantastic recipe for success in 2006 ... More
 
 
 
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Hoxley & Porter
London > Nightlife > Bars
153 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from Mr Burns
Let the train take you on an exotic night out without actually leaving Islington as you enter Hoxley & Porter, a bar and restaurant which has ... More
 
 
 
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Pisco Embassy
London > Nightlife > Bars
176 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from Mr Burns
The 12 cocktails on the menu at Pisco Embassy all offer a twist on classics like the pisco sour. Drinks are expertly served by head bartender ... More
 
 
 
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Dirty Martini, Islington
London > Nightlife > Bars
74 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from Mr Burns
This chain of glamorous cocktail bars is a great spot for after work drinks and big nights out, with regular happy hours and drink deals. There ... More
 
 
 
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Little Angel Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
14 Dagmar Passage off Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from Mr Burns
A teeny, tiny and wonderful puppet theatre located in a hidden side road backing onto a green church yard ideal for spontaneous picnics with goodies from ... More
 
 
 
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Business Design Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
52 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 6 minutes from Mr Burns
Exhibitors love this venue and it's easy to see why. The Business Design Centre in Islington is in a great location just one mile from The ... More
 
 
 
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Union Chapel
London > Business > Venue Hire
The Vestry, Union Chapel, Compton Avenue, N1 | 6 minutes from Mr Burns
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Almeida Theatre events

 
Theatre ToursTheatre ToursAn experienced guide leads a tour of the theatre including backstage and wardrobe areas.2017-03-11T11:00:00+00002017-03-11T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Almeida Theatre,   Almeida Street      N1 1TA
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Re-Member MeRe-Member MeLip sync maestro Dickie Beau prowls the Almeida's set of Hamlet, channelling audio recordings of actors performing one of Shakespeare's greatest roles in a solo performance which charts his own failed quest to play the tortured Dane. Directed by Jan willem van den Bosch.2017-03-19T18:00:00+00002017-03-26T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Almeida Theatre,   Almeida Street      N1 1TA
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Re-Member Me
Playing HamletPlaying HamletAndrew Scott discusses the perils of playing Hamlet in the theatre's 2017 staging.2017-04-06T14:00:00+01002017-04-06T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Almeida Theatre,   Almeida Street      N1 1TA
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Playing Hamlet
The TreatmentThe TreatmentLyndsey Turner directs Aisling Loftus and Matthew Needham in Martin Crimp's blistering contemporary satire about an enterprising young woman at a New York film studio, who learns to her chagrin that the rights to your life can be a dangerous commodity to exploit.2017-04-24T19:30:00+01002017-06-10T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Almeida Theatre,   Almeida Street      N1 1TA
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The Treatment
InkInkRupert Goold directs the world premiere staging of James Graham's drama set in late 1960s Fleet Street, London, where a young and ambitious Rupert Murdoch embarks on a quest to hire an editor to give birth to a crowd-pleasing newspaper, The Sun.2017-06-17T14:30:00+01002017-08-05T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Almeida Theatre,   Almeida Street      N1 1TA
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Ink
AgainstAgainstBen Whishaw returns to the Almeida following his acclaimed performance as Dionysos in Bakkhai to play an ambitious aerospace billionaire, who sets out to change the hi-tech landscape, in the world premiere staging of Christopher Shinn's gripping drama set in Silicon Valley. Directed by Ian Rickson.2017-08-12T19:30:00+01002017-09-30T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Almeida Theatre,   Almeida Street      N1 1TA
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Concerts | On 23rd February 2017 

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Francesco Poggi and CASSIMM spin house and techno with weekly guests....More

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The outfit from Iceland performs an eclectic fusion of punk and rock'n'roll....More

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Concerts | On 23rd February 2017 

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Vocals and guitar from the folk singer-songwriter....More

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White Heat presents self-penned pop-rock from the London-based five-piece....More

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